Universities of applied sciences in the Netherlands are primarily responsible for offering programmes of higher professional education, which prepare students for particular professions. They tend to be more practically oriented than programmes offered by research universities. These institutions offer education in the English language, both on Bachelor and Master level.
Students in the classroom of HAN University of Applied Science
There are several universities of applied sciences the Arnhem Nijmegen City Region. The largest are:
- University of Applied Sciences Arnhem Nijmegen (HAN)
- University of Professional Education Larenstein
- ArtEZ Institute of the Arts